Steward Middle School (SMS) Living Shoreline Project, Hillsborough County

 

General Project Information

 

Project footprint:

2,000 linear feet

Location:

1125 Spruce St. Tampa, FL 27.9606°Latitude, -82.4705° Longitude

Can it be visited by the public?

Yes

Coordinating organization:

Ecosphere Restoration Institute

Timeline

 

Start date and completion date:

2009-2011

Other relevant timeline information:

  • 2009 secured funding (SWFWMD & NFWF)
  • 2010 design & permit acquisition
  • 2011 construction (softening of shoreline, installation of geoweb/coconut mat and small rock sill) and plant installation

Project Components

 

Type of project:

Sill

Materials:

Mangroves, Other native plants, Rip-rap, Terracing, and Coir fiber/coconut

Energy level:

MEDIUM
 

Optional information

 

Plant species included:

Spartina alterniflora, Spartina patens, Spartina bakerii, Paspalum vaginatum, Rhizophora mangle

Source of materials:

Nursery stock for mangrove seedlings and State grow-out pond for herbaceous species

Cultch material used:

N/A

Cost per linear foot:  

$90/l.f.

Contact for more information:

Thomas F. Ries – tries@ecosphererestoration.org  Phone: 813.376.9076